Wednesday, February 8, 2012
NYIC joins over 50 Organizations across the country demanding changes in Border Patrol
For the first time, northern border states have united to urge the Department of Homeland Security to reform the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol and to call on the Department of Justice to close loopholes in the Racial Profiling Guidance that allow racial and religious profiling in border communities.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joins with Other New York Officials and Institutions in Righting a Wrong of our Broken Immigration System
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Gives New Hope to New York’s Immigrant Communities
Thursday, January 12, 2012. (New York, NY) The following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
“Although Governor Cuomo’s delivered speech today only briefly touched upon immigration, it is important to bring attention to the Governor’s plan in its entirety as outlined in the press release that was sent out today.
Friday, January 6, 2012
DHS Announces Proposed Change to 3- or 10-Year Bar Waiver Processing
The administration announced today a proposal that would allow the Department of Homeland Security to process waivers inside the United States for certain immigrant visa applicants so that the applicants can remain united with their families. The proposed procedure is not expected to go into effect for at least several months.
Friday, December 9, 2011
While Washington, DC, Fails to Act, New Yorkers Push for State Legislation
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that it would begin to implement the new deportation policy it had announced on August 18th, under which deportation cases currently pending in immigration court will be reviewed and cases deemed “low priority” will be closed. The agency has described as “low priority” those cases involving DREAM-eligible youth, military family members, crime victims, and immigrants with strong family ties.
New York State Education Officials Vote to Open Up Educational Opportunities for Students Regardless of StatusTuesday, November 15, 2011
Immigrant Youth and Faith, Community, Labor and Civic Leaders Join Commissioner King and Chancellor Tisch to announce Regents Vote on Tuition Assistance for DREAMers
Monday, October 31, 2011
The New York Immigration Coalition is pleased to learn of a shift in enforcement tactics by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents within 100 miles of the northern border. For years, advocates have raised concerns about the random sweeps conducted by CBP agents on Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses within that 100-mile zone.
Immigration Coalition, New York City Council, Parents, Schools, and Consulates Launch New Citywide Immigrant Parent Engagement ProgramThursday, October 13, 2011
Members of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), joined by Speaker Christine Quinn, City Council Immigration Chair Danny Dromm, parents, community leaders, schools, consulates, and elected officials, converged on the steps of City Hall today to announce the launch of the school-based Family Resource Center initiative (FRC) in each of the five boroughs.